Shares of Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW -1.45% shed 1.16% to $55.53 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.11% falling 0.08% to 4,354.19 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.21% falling 0.15% to 33,919.84. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Dow Inc. closed $15.85 below its 52-week high ($71.38), which the company achieved on May 18th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Linde PLC /zigman2/quotes/207314668/composite LIN +0.91% rose 0.91% to $304.96, Air Products & Chemicals Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201523430/composite APD -0.91% fell 0.31% to $257.39, and DuPont de Nemours Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203606582/composite DD -0.18% fell 0.85% to $67.35. Trading volume (6.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.3 M.